Marshall caps championship season with 52-23 win over NIU
Marshall 52, Northern Illinois 23
The Thundering Herd win their first ever C-USA championship.
Marshall 26, LA Tech 23
Marshall 26, LA Tech 23
Playing 2014 redshirt senior season as a post-graduate student, gained undergraduate degree in management in December 2013 ... His 213 career points rank third among kickers in Herd history, trailing only Tim Openlander (337 from 1994-96) and Dewey Klein (330 from 1988-91) ... In 2013 scored 110 points, becoming first Marshall place-kicker to score 100 or more since Openlander (130 in 1996) ... Haig's 110 points ranks third all-time in single-season annals for a Herd kicker (Openlander, 130 in 1996 and 115 in 1995) ... Had 99 points in 2012, his redshirt junior season ... His 45-yard game-winner over Houston in 2013 is career long FG and is 6-of-8 from 40-49 yards ... Has 25 career field goals for Herd.
R-JUNIOR SEASON (2013): Scored 99 points ... Connected on 11-of-16 field goal attempts, with a long of 42 that came in the Conference USA East Division-clinching win over East Carolina ... Kicked the game-winning 41-yard field goal as time expired to beat Florida Atlantic, 24-23 ... Made 77-of-80 point-after attempts.
R-SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012): Finished third in Conference USA for field goal percentage (81.2) ... Converted on 13-of-16 field goals attempted and was 4-for-4 from 40-49 yards ... Made a 45-yard game-winning field goal vs. Houston (Nov. 17)...Converted on all 60 of his PAT attempts ... Scored 99 points for the Herd ... Kicked off 63 times, averaging 53.6 yards per attempt, including four touchbacks.
R-FRESHMAN SEASON (2011): Handled the kickoff duties for the Herd...Averaged 59.4 yards on his 58 kicks with one touchback and two that went out of bounds...Made a 24-yard field goal at Louisville, and one PAT.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2010): Redshirted.
PRIOR TO MARSHALL: One of three finalists for the Lou Groza Award that honors the top high school kicker in Palm Beach County following his senior year, at American Heritage School ... The All-Palm Beach County selection made 4-of-5 field goal attempts, including a season-long 49-yard attempt ... Was 60-of-63 on PATs and tallied 45 touchbacks in 2009...Also averaged 36.8 yards per punt...Team won the Florida Class 1A State Championship ... Also recruited by West Virginia.
PERSONAL: Born July 29, 1992 ... Gained MU undergraduate degree in management in December 2013 ... Also recruited by West Virginia